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New York State (exc. NYC)

Explore outside New York City. Chowhounds give the inside scoop on where to eat in New York state, from the Taconic State Parkway to the Hudson Valley and beyond.

The Sweet Story Behind How Fudge Became a Tourist Town Staple

Along with the usual glut of novelty magnets, key chains, t-shirts, and shot glasses at any given tourist stop, you'll probably also find fudge. Like salt water taffy, it's become a staple of coastal...
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BurgersIM about to invade tri-state area...

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by gutreactions 1 year ago

It's a franchise chain called BurgersIM out of Encino, CA. and Dallas, Texas. They are about to open franchises locally in Mamaroneck at 1137 W. Boston Post Road, the spot that formerly housed Gus...

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Westchester shut out!

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by enwyse78 2 days ago

Aside from Stone Barns westchester was completely shut out of Michelin. Completely agree with Michelin here. The restaurants are just not good. And Stone Barns doesn’t count as westchester restaura...

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H-Mart food court

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by decayny 2 days ago

Any favorite dishes at H-Mart's food court? At the Hartsdale location they have Korean, Chinese and Japanese kitchens. I always end up getting something Korean (bibim bap, kim chee tofu stew, etc....

Hurley's Steakhouse & Pub, New Rochelle, serves a tender prime rib...

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by gutreactions 12 months ago

About a year in the making, Hurley's Steakhouse & Pub has opened on Division Street in New Rochelle with a tempting menu offering steakhouse fare along with comforting gastropub favorites. We had o...

Today Media acquires The Valley Table, Hudson Valley, N.Y.

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by gutreactions 8 days ago

Today Media Inc., publishers of Westchester Magazine, acquired The Valley Table Magazine last June. The Valley Table, as you may know, is responsible for Hudson Valley Restaurant Week that comes up...

Hudson, New York: What not to miss?

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by gutreactions 24 days ago

Planning a trip to Hudson, New York for some fall foliage and good eating. What's good up there these days? All price ranges ok. Thanks!

Minis Latin Fusion opens softly in New Rochelle...

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by gutreactions 1 month ago

Nicole Pirraglia-Piparo of City Island has opened Minis Latin Fusion at 237 Main Street, New Rochelle, in a charming refurbished space that had formally operated as Fratelli's. She is joined by tal...

Ernie's Wine Bar, Bronxville, starts Book Club...

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by gutreactions 11 days ago

I enjoy stopping in at Ernie's Wine Bar in Bronxville. It is a good place to unwind, savor a good wine, indulge in a signature dish. Among the different events held at this clubby space, just found...

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Tacos, Dirty Tacos

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by Gastronomos 5 days ago

I visited once back in February during a snowstorm. It was at the Wantagh location. I figured at the time that we could score a table without a wait during the snowstorm. We rolled up to a busy r...

La Fattoria Italian Kitchen opens in New Rochelle!

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by gutreactions 4 months ago

It's at the same free-standing spot that previously housed Piatto, on E. Main Street (Boston Post Road) at the New Rochelle/Larchmont border, next to the Mercedes dealership. There is a big, colorf...

Nonna Carola to replace Molly Spillane's in Mamaroneck...

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by gutreactions 3 months ago

There has been a lot of restaurant movement in Mamaroneck. The latest: Molly Spillane's, the bustling Irish tavern on Mamaroneck Ave, will morph into Nonna Carola, an upscale Italian restaurant. Ch...

Beacon Round-Up

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by Jim Leff 3 years ago

Some good recent finds. Anyone have other tips to add? Ella’s Bellas 418 Main St 845-765-8502 Great little triple chocolate cookies. All You Knead Artisan Bakers, 308 Main St (845) 440-8530. ...

Vibrant food & nightlife at Alvin & Friends, New Rochelle...

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by gutreactions 1 month ago

It was a lovely late summer evening when we stopped into Alvin & Friends on Memorial Highway in downtown New Rochelle. The place was popping at around 8 p.m., and we took seats in the bar/lounge. T...

Lefteris Gyro opens 4th unit in Pleasantville...

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by gutreactions 28 days ago

The Lefteris group of Greek eateries keep expanding. They have opened a 4th unit on Marble Ave. in Pleasantville, not far from the Thornwood line. Might have to stop in after our next visit to the ...

Seeking Vietnamese and Thai ingredients in Westchester

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by metacritic 11 months ago

As the title indicates, I am seeking Thai and Vietnamese ingredients in Westchester with mixed success. I can find galangal and lemongrass at one of the two H-Marts. I can find frozen pandan leaves...

Collards shine at The Southern Table, Pleasantville...

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by gutreactions 4 months ago

I wanted to see 'Pavarotti' on Father's Day and it was a stirring documentary. The Jacob Burns in Pleasantville was a good intimate spot to take it in. We were a bit hungry when we left so we heade...

Captain Lawrence expands beer hall in Elmsford...

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by gutreactions 6 months ago

Local news is reporting a new expanded 4000 sq. ft. beer hall accommodating about 180 guests, larger bar with 20 beers on tap, and state-of-the-art kitchen at Captain Lawrence Brewery in Elmsford. ...

Nassau County

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by jnjn 7 years ago

At the risk of offending, and sincere aplogies if that is the case, I'd like to go on record and say that among nassau county, the 5 boroughs and westchester county, that nassau county, by a ...

Long Island diner

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by Gastronomos 4 years ago

At dinner last night... at the diner... I was served a side monkey dish of lukewarm broccoli. I tried to add the ice cold butter from the little packet to the broccoli, but it wouldn't melt. I add...